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Listen to free audio books and poetry recordings! This library of audio books and poetry features digital recordings and MP3's from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users.


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Nov 21, 2013 Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Murray Leinster; Lilith Lorraine; Victor Rousseau
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 05, May 1930 by Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Murray Leinster; Lilith Lorraine; Victor Rousseau. Read in English by Mike Pelton; Tommy Howell; Alan Winterrowd; Alison Stewart The fifth issue of Astounding Stories continues the Ray Cummings serial "Brigands of the Moon", begins a 4 part novel by Murray Leinster, and presents a sequel by Sewell Peaslee Wright to his story in the March issue. Also included are stories by Lilith Lorraine and...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, science fiction, space, periodical
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Oct 21, 2013 Ray Cummings, Captain S.P. Meek, Arthur J. Burks,, Anthony Pelcher, Tom Curry
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 04, April 1930 by Ray Cummings; Captain S. P. Meek; Arthur J. Burks; Thomas H. Knight; Anthony Pelcher; Tom Curry. Read in English by Tommy Howell; Mark Nelson; Alan Winterrowd; Larry Wilson The fourth issue of Astounding Stories continues Ray Cummings serial "Brigands of the Moon", along with pulp sci-fi stories by Capt. S. P. Meek, Anthony Pelcher and other authors. - Summary by Alan Winterrowd For further information, including links to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, science fiction, space, periodical
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Sep 23, 2013 Victor Appleton
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LibriVox recording of Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers by Victor Appleton. Read in English by Greg Giordano; Ian Quinlan; Ric F; Gary Dana; Lynne Thompson; Claire; Edmund Lilley; Monika Rolley Tom Swift flies his airship to the mountain tops of Colorado to seek for the secret of the Diamond Makers: criminal scientists who have figured out the formula of manufacturing a limitless fortune in diamonds. But these rogues will stop at nothing to keep their secret. Tom & friends are soon...
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Sep 9, 2013 L. Leslie Brooke
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LibriVox recording of The Golden Goose Book by L. Leslie Brooke. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Here are four delightful fairy tales that have fascinated children and adults for centuries. Several, such as The Three Bears and The Three Little Pigs are well known and can be listened to with delight as each remembered and beloved part is come to. Others, such as The Golden Goose and Tom Thumb are not so well known and listening to them can be exciting because we do not know exactly what is to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, fairy tales
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Sep 2, 2013 Ray Cummings; Sewell P. Wright; Captain S. P. Meek; Will Smith; R. J. Robblns; A. T. Locke
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 03, March 1930 Read in English by Alan Winterrowd; om123; DJRickyV; Jason Bolestridge; Steven Bateman This is the third issue of the classic science fiction Astounding Magazine. It contains the opening chapters of a 4 part serialized novel by Ray Cummings, and stories by the prolific Capt. S. P. Meek, Will Smith and R. J. Robbins, Sewell Peaslee Wright and A. T. Locke. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd ) For further information, including links to online text,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks
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Sep 1, 2013 Charles Edward Carryl
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LibriVox recording of Davy and the Goblin by Charles Edward Carryl. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Frances Brown; maryagneskatherine; Claudia Salto; pjhoury; Larry Wilson; Anastasiia Solokha Eight-year-old Davy reads Lewis Carroll's novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and begins to get very sleepy. Suddenly a goblin appears in the fire and takes Davy on a "believing voyage" much like Alice's own adventures in Wonderland, where he meets many characters from fantasy and...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Christmas, wonderland, goblin, whimsy
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Aug 18, 2013 Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 4 by Edgar Allan Poe. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. This, the fourth of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains 22 of his short stories. Warning: Section 7, "A Predicament," contains some racial stereotypes and a word describing the race of one of the characters that is unacceptable in today's society. (Summary by TriciaG) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories
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Aug 9, 2013 Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. Read by David Clarke. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo is an adventure novel and one of the author's most popular works. He completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838 (from just before the Hundred Days to the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). It deals with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness. The...
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Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, Fiction, Historical, Adventure, Swashbuckling, Revenge, Forgiveness, Napoleon,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Aug 5, 2013 Mary Shelley Wollstonecraft
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LibriVox recording of Frankenstein (Edition 1831) by Mary Shelley Wollstonecraft. Read by Thomas A. Copeland. A mentally unstable genius, Victor Frankenstein, inspired by the dreams of ancient alchemists and empowered by modern science, creates a humanoid but fails to nurture and educate it after it comes to life. It wanders alone into a hostile world, where fear of its size and ugliness subjects it to violence and ostracism, which in time it learns to blame upon its maker. As compensation for...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, genius, creature, experiment, revenge
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Jul 28, 2013 Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Mark F. Smith. This is the extraordinary tale of a boy, Jim Hawkins, who comes into possession of Captain Flint's treasure map, after a buccaneer takes a room at his inn and later dies. The map spreads its ill luck to all who know of it. A local squire outfits a ship to voyage to the Treasure Island, unearth the treasure, and bring it home. Little does he suspect that the man he has hired aboard as cook was formerly...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, fiction, sea stories
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Jul 22, 2013 Hans Christian Andersen
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LibriVox recording of Andersen's Fairy Tales (Version 2), by AUTHOR. A small collection of some of H.C. Andersen's fairy tales -- including The Emperor's New Clothes, The Red Shoes, The Naughty Boy and fifteen others. (Summary by Halle Kill) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, children, fiction, fairy tales, myths
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Jul 2, 2013 Various
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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically "think" rather than "shoot" their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author's imagination. The...
Topics: Space, planets, aliens, time travel, future, speculative fiction, science fiction
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Jun 23, 2013 Sabine Baring-Gould
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LibriVox recording of Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, by Sabine Baring-Gould. This volume is an example of Sabine Baring-Gould's extensive research into the middle ages. This volume of 12 curiosities was one of Baring-Gould's most successful publications. (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, non-fiction
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Jun 3, 2013 Harl Vincent, C. W. Diffin, Hugh B. Cave, Sophie Wenzel Ellis, Sterner St. Paul, Victor Rousseau, Anthony Pelcher, Captain S.P. Meek
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 02, February 1930 This is the second issue of the classic science fiction Astounding Magazine. It contains the finale of The Beetle Horde by Victor Rousseau, as well as stories by Harl Vincent, Charles Willard Diffin, Hugh B. Cave, Sophie Wenzel Ellis, Sterner St. Paul, Anthony Pelcher and Captain S. P. Meek. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
Topics: Librivox, audiobooks, science fiction, sci-fi, magazine
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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May 23, 2013 Victor Rousseau.Captain S.P. Meek, Ray Cummins, M'L. Staley, Murray Leinster, Anthonu Pelcher
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 01, January 1930 In January of 1930 a new magazine with a flashy color cover appeared on newsstands, Astounding Stories of Super-Science. Filled with stories of adventure, sometimes with only a tinge of science, this magazine was to host and nurture many science fiction giants like Murray Leinster and Ray Cummings and would help inspire many of the writers of the "Golden Age of Science Fiction". This inaugural issue includes stories by Murray...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobooks, science fiction, sci-fi, magazine
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Apr 18, 2013 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 19. A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
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Apr 3, 2013 P.W. Joyce
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Ancient Irish Civilisation, by P.W. Joyce. This little book has been written and published with the main object of spreading as widely as possible among our people, young and old, a knowledge of the civilisation and general social condition of Ireland from the fifth or sixth to the twelfth century, when it was wholly governed by native rulers. The publication comes at an appropriate time, when there is an awakening of interest in the Irish language, and in...
Topics: LibriVox, audiobooks, History, Ireland, Ancient Civilizations
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Mar 29, 2013 Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
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LibriVox recording of Dangerous Connections , by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Everyone probably has Glenn Close and John Malkovich in mind, but for those who have not seen the movie, this epistolary fiction describes how a young girl, Cécile de Volanges, walks on the road to perdition, and is just a toy in the Vicomte de Valmont's and the Comtesse de Merteuil's hands. (description by Nadine). Readers: Narrator, Mme de Volanges: Nadine Eckert-Boulet Cécile de Volanges: Saab Marquise de...
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Topics: audiobook, librivox, epistolary fiction, dangerous connections, liaisons dangereuses, Merteuil,...
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Mar 24, 2013 Orison Swett Marden
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LibriVox recording of He Can Who Thinks He Can, by Orison Swett Marden. Read by KirksVoice. Do you have what it takes to be the person you want to be? This is a neat self help book in plain English by the New Thought Movement author Orison Swett Marden. He has included various essays on the principles he believes will lead to success in life. This book is a nice reading for any one who believes in "The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is...
Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, Self-Help, Advice, New Thought Movement
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Mar 23, 2013 Robert E. Howard
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LibriVox recording of The Hour of the Dragon by Robert E. Howard. Read by Mark Nelson The Hour of the Dragon, also known as Conan the Conqueror, is a fantasy novel by American writer Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Cimmerian. It was one of the last Conan stories published before Howard's suicide although not the last to be written. The novel was first published in serial form in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in 1935 through 1936. (Summary from Wikipedia) For...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobooks, fantasy, Conan, Robert E. Howard
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Mar 22, 2013 Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. The sailor Edmond Dantès is wrongly accused of treason and imprisoned in the Château d'If. After twenty years, he manages to escape, and by direction of one of another prisoner finds a treasure on the island of Monte Cristo. Edmund becomes the Count of Monte Cristo, and it's time for revenge on those that betrayed him. (Summary by Kristingj) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature
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Mar 18, 2013 George Wilbur Peck
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LibriVox recording of Sunbeams by George Wilbur Peck. Read by Arnold Banner and Melora Campbell. George W. Peck was at times a writer, newspaper publisher and politician. Many of the Sunbeam essays had been published in Peck's paper, "The Sun", as amusing and often critical comments on social and political subjects, typically current in the beginning of the 1900's. Topics are often 'small town' United States, and Peck's gentle sarcasm or portrayals much resembles that of Twain....
Topics: librivox, audiobook, essay, sarcassm, Admiral Dewey, drummer, traveling salesman, trust,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Mar 9, 2013 Alexander Jessup (editor)
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LibriVox recording of The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Alexander Jessup (editor). Read by David Wales. Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 - 1914. The editor's very extensive introduction is omitted from this Librivox audio book. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, short story, short stories, 19th century, humor, humorous, George Pope Morris,...
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Mar 9, 2013 J. D. Borthwick
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LibriVox recording of The Gold Hunters, by J. D. Borthwick. Read by Sue Anderson. This is a robust, rough and tumble, first-hand account of the early California gold rush years 1851-1854 by a Scottish adventurer and artist J. D. Borthwick. The first edition, published in 1857 was called Three Years in California. Reprints have used the more descriptive title The Gold Hunters. (Summary by Sue Anderson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, California - Gold Discoveries, California - Social Life and Customs
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Mar 8, 2013 Gilbert Parker
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LibriVox recording of The Seats of the Mighty, by Gilbert Parker. For the time of his story Mr. Parker has chosen the most absorbing period of the romantic eighteenth-century history of Quebec. The curtain rises soon after General Braddock's defeat in Virginia, and the hero, a prisoner in Quebec, curiously entangled in the intrigues of La Pompadour, becomes a part of a strange history, full of adventure and the stress of peril, which culminates only after Wolfe's victory over Montcalm. The...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, love, honor, virtue, temptation, intrigue, dilemma, surprise, war
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Feb 21, 2013 Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 2. Read by John Greenman. This second collection of essays by Mark Twain is a good example of the diversity of subject matter about which he wrote. As with the essays in Volume 1, many first appeared alone, in magazines or newspapers, before being printed as chapters of his larger works, while others were taken from larger works and reprinted in collections of essays. On top of being prolific, Mark Twain was a very successful...
Topics: LibriVox, audio book, humor, essay-short-nonfiction, short-stories
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Feb 19, 2013 Samuel H. M. Byers
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LibriVox recording of With Fire and Sword, by Samuel H.M. Byers. Samuel H. M. Byers was an American poet, diplomat, and soldier in the Civil War. "In war some persons seek adventures; others have them in spite of themselves. It happened that the writer of this book belonged to a regiment that seemed to be always in the midst of great experiences. It was, in fact, one of the few regiments that absolutely fought themselves out of existence. It was mustered in a thousand strong; it lost seven...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, Civil War, Union Army, General Sherman, Libby Prison, Vicksburg
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Feb 18, 2013 Elizabeth Celnart
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LibriVox recording of The Gentleman and Lady's Book of Politeness and Propriety of Deportment, by Elizabeth Celnart. A mid-nineteenth century book of etiquette. (Summary by Libby Gohn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (148MB)
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, advice, essay/short nonfiction, instruction
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Feb 14, 2013 Blessed Angela of Foligno
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Divine Consolation of the Blessed Angela of Foligno, by Blessed Angela of Foligno. Read by Ann Boulais. The Blessed Angela of Foligno, T.O.S.F., (c. 1248 – 4 January 1309) was a Christian author, Franciscan tertiary and mystic. She was noted not only for her spiritual writings, but also for founding a religious community which refused to accept becoming an enclosed religious order that it might continue her vision of caring for those in need. The Divine...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, Catholic, Mysticism, Franciscan
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Feb 11, 2013 Charles Dickens
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Dickens takes time off his novels to give an account of travels which he and his family undertook in France and Italy. There are vivid descriptions of the places, but also of the people and their lives. (Summary by anthony ogus) Narrated by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
Topics: Travels, Italy, Rome, Carnival
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Feb 10, 2013 Gerald Birney Smith, editor
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LibriVox recording of A Guide to the Study of the Christian Religion, by Gerald Birney Smith. Read by LibriVox volunteers. Articles by numerous authors, compiled into a single collection for use by first year divinity students. This book is intended to be a guide to the study of the Christian religion for Protestants. It was prepared to aid students to understand various aspects of education for the Christian ministry, including basic textual studies, theology, Christian history, denominations,...
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Topics: audiobook, librivox, instruction, religion, christianity
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Feb 7, 2013 Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov
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LibriVox recording of A Hero of Our Time, by Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov. Read by Kevin W. Davidson. A Hero of Our Time is indeed a portrait, but not of one man. It is a portrait built up of all our generation's vices in full bloom. You will again tell me that a human being cannot be so wicked, and I will reply that if you can believe in the existence of all the villains of tragedy and romance, why wouldn't believe that there was a Pechorin? If you could admire far more terrifying and repulsive...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, Russia, Russian literature, psychological novel, psychology, byronic, hero
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Feb 2, 2013 Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Six Creepy Tales by Edgar Allan Poe. Read by Phil Chenevert Edgar Allan Poe has the genius to manipulate language so well that he could engage my imagination and get me terrified even though little was 'done' in the sense of horrible actions described. My imagination, under the power of his creepy words, conjured the atmosphere and amplified the scariness all by itself. In this recording I've chosen some of his stories that did this so well and succeed in leaving lingering...
Topics: creepy, scary, poe, audiobook, librivox
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Feb 2, 2013 Elizabeth Louisa Gebhard
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Ventures of the Original John Jacob Astor , by Elizabeth Louisa Gebhard (1859-1924). John Jacob Astor was pre-eminently the opener of new paths, a breaker of trails. From his first tramp alone through the Black Forest of Baden, at sixteen, his life never lost this typical touch. In America, both shores of the Hudson, and the wilderness to the Northwest knew his trail. The trees of the forests west of the Mississippi were blazed by his hunters and trappers; and...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, history, biography, American, USA, millionaire, fur trade, War of 1812,...
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Jan 31, 2013 Annie Besant
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LibriVox recording of Annie Besant, by Annie Besant Read by timothyFR In her autobiography, Annie Besant poignantly writes of her search for the truth of what she believed in, leaving Christianity behind to embrace Atheism, and ultimately finding her peace in Theosophy, which she became interested in after meeting Helena Blavatsky. She moved to India to better study Theosophical ideas and this is where she made her home until her death. She was a gifted orator and writer, often speaking and...
Topics: autobiography, librivox, athiesm, audiobook, religion, socialism, theosophy
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LibriVox recording of United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume three. This is the third LibriVox collection of speeches given in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The collection comprises recordings of 10 historic speeches given to the UK House of Commons between 1601 and 1960. Readings are of speeches originally given by Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, and by parliamentarians Edmund Burke, Herbert Asquith, Winston Churchill, Barbara Castle, Margaret Thatcher...
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Jan 22, 2013 Plutarch
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LibriVox recording of The Morals (Moralia), by Plutarch. Read by LibriVox volunteers. The Moralia (or The morals or Matters relating to customs and mores) is a work by the 1st-century Greek scholar Plutarch of Chaeronea. It is a collection of 78 essays and transcribed speeches that give an insight into Roman and Greek life. Extremely popular for centuries, Plutarch's Morals have been read and imitated by many generations of Europeans, including Montaigne and the Renaissance Humanists and...
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Jan 10, 2013 Andrew Murray
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LibriVox recording of The Spiritual Life, by Andrew Murray. Read by Christopher Smith. In this book, Andrew Murray explores the dynamics of the Christian life as Jesus means it to be lived. He explains how the Holy Spirit is essential to living effectively as a believer. Christians are often all too well aware of the feebleness of their life and testimony. This most encouraging book, consisting of a series of lectures given to students at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago in 1895, shows how...
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Jan 6, 2013 Frances Alice Forbes
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LibriVox recording of Life of St. Vincent de Paul, by Frances Alice Forbes. Vincent De Paul [c. 1581 - 1660] was a man renowned during his own century for his compassion, humility and generosity. During the days when galleys were part of any countries' war machine and these galleys were rowed by convicts who were in reality slaves, Vincent's special call was to provide what spiritual comfort he could to these wretched men. When a young man he himself had been captured by Turkish pirates, who...
Topics: biography, vincent de paul, saint biography, librivox, audiobook
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Jan 4, 2013 Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works Collection Vol. 017, by Various. Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 017: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, children, fairy tales, fiction, short stories, kids, teen, young adult
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Jan 2, 2013 Charles A. Conant
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LibriVox recording of Alexander Hamilton by Charles A. Conant. Alexander Hamilton was a significant figure in the political and economic development of the early United States. He served in the American Revolutionary War and became an aide to General George Washington. He was one of the authors (along with John Jay and James Madison) of a series of essays know as The Federalist Papers, which were written in support of the ratification of the proposed Constitution. Scholars and others still...
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